A 21-year-old Shoreline woman has been arrested for allegedly serving more than just coffee at a coffee stand in Everett, according to Everett police.
The woman was arrested along with two other baristas by Everett Police on Wednesday following a two-month long undercover investigation for probable cause for violating Everett’s Adult Cabaret law.
“Citizens complained that these locations served more than just coffee,” Lt. James Duffy of the Criminal Intelligence Unit said in a news release. “Indeed, our investigation uncovered exhibition and exposure which is outside the confines of the law. During the investigation, video surveillance showed that at times coffee or drinks were not served, but shows were paid for and given.”
On Feb. 20, just after 1 p.m., Everett Police detectives arrested the three women at two separate locations after concluding an investigation and developing probable cause for violating Everett’s Adult Cabaret law (EMC 5.120.070). All three work at Grab-N-Go coffee stand locations in Everett which are located at 2030 Broadway Ave. and 333 SW Everett Mall Way.
Detectives are still investigating to determine if the coffee stand owners are involved.
On Thursday morning, police said the three women who were arrested have been released from custody and were not booked into Snohomish County Jail.
Charges are being referred to Everett Municipal Court prosecutors for review. Police said the names of the three, a 29-year-old from Seattle, a 21-year-old from Shoreline and a 16-year-old from Everett, will not be released until a decision on charging has been made.